Social Action Networks Defined

One of the more significant trends in online politics and public affairs over the last few years has been the rise of Social Action Networks.

A Social Action Network is an online community that allows members to connect and organize around shared political passions.  If visiting a social network like Facebook is like walking into a bar,...

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Lauer, Zeigler discuss building an online movement with The Pickens Plan

Watch the introductions for The Pickens Plan’s Heather Lauer and The Bivings Group’s Todd Zeigler during their panel discussion at the Personal Democracy Forum conference this week....

Continue Reading Gets a Major Upgrade

In the last six months we have helped build Ning social networks for the Pickens Plan and the National Peace Corps Association, among others.  We are fans of the platform.

Yesterday, Ning launched a redesigned version of their main website,  This is a major upgrade.  Users of Ning networks know that under the previous design you pretty much had to visit each network you belonged to individually to figure out what was going on in each community. ...

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